Everything in this article is in Windows 10 environment

1. Buy a DualShock 4 gamepad

2. Buy ‘USB-A to USB-Micro-B’ cable for recharging, and buy Bluetooth dongle for playing wirelessly.

3. Play with USB cable: just plug-in the gamepad and it’s ready to play

4. Play through Bluetooth

a. Plug-in the Bluetooth dongle to any USB port

b. Turn off the DS4 gamepad and turn on back again if it is on.

c. Open Start > Settings > Devices > Bluetooth to see paired devices (device list)

d. Hold ‘PS’ button and ‘Share’ button on the gamepad at the same time until ‘Wireless Controller’ appears in the device list stated above

e. Click ‘Pair’ on the ‘Wireless Controller’ in the device list

f. Enter default passcode for DS4 gamepad (quadruple zeros): 0000

g. The gamepad now can be detected by Windows, DS4Windows, Steam,…

5. Software for this Sony DS4 Gamepad

a. DS4Windows http://ds4windows.com

b. Steam http://steampowered.com